The Department of Education
Teaching All Students
At Seton Hill, we’ve been preparing educators for more than a century. Today, our education faculty continue to combine classroom experience at all levels with an unmatched dedication to preparing tomorrow’s teachers. As a result, Seton Hill’s Education Department provides current and future teachers with the skills and strategies they need to meet the needs of all students.
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Degree Programs in Education
- Educational Studies (B.A.)
- Elementary Education (Pre K - 4) with Special Education (Pre K - 8) (B.A.)
- Elementary/Middle Level Education (M.A.)
- Innovative Instruction (M.Ed.)
- Special Education (M.A.)
- Special Education: Autism Specialization (M.A.)
Seton Hill also offers a 12-credit graduate level program that will prepare you to add the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement to your professional credentials. The program can be completed on its own or added to any graduate education degree. (The Special Education: Autism Specialization M.A. incorporates these 12 credits.)
- FastForward Elementary Education (Pre K - 4) with Special Education (Pre K - 8) (B.A.) to Elementary/ Middle Level Education (M.A.)
- FastForward to an M.A. in Special Education or Special Education: Autism Specialization
- FastForward to an M.Ed. in Innovative Instruction
Becoming A Certified Teacher
At Seton Hill, you can fulfill all of the academic requirements for teaching certification while earning your degree.
Areas of certification include:
- Art (K-12)
- Biology (7-12)
- Business, Computer & Information Technology (K-12)
- Chemistry (7-12)
- English (7-12)
- French (K-12)
- Mathematics (7-12)
- Music (K-12)
- Social Studies (7-12)
- Spanish (K-12)
Your Career in Education
As an Apple Distinguished School, Seton Hill will provide you with the experience and skills needed to succeed in today’s technology-driven learning environments. Plus, our focus on developing educators with the ability to work effectively with students having a wide variety of learning styles, challenges and gifts will prepare you perfectly for a career in education. Seton Hill’s award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will help you plan your career and find the best internships and experiential learning opportunities.
As a student in the Education Department at Seton Hill you will enjoy learning from faculty with both academic and classroom experience. Your faculty advisor will assist you with everything from choosing courses to deciding on a career path or graduate school.
Child Development Center
Seton Hill University’s Child Development Center is a preschool for children ages three to five. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Center is under the direction of Seton Hill’s School of Education and Applied Social Sciences. As a student in the Education Department the Child Development Center can provide you with the opportunity to observe, work and learn in an accredited early childhood environment.